UltraFlex Power Technologies – Europe is supporting the research and development at a leading academic institution in Europe, the Technical University of Sofia. Ultraflex donated new equipment to the Department of Power Electronics. Emil Manolov, PhD. the Dean of the Electronic Engineering and Technologies, along with his colleagues Associate Professor, Nikolay Hinov, PhD and Associate Professor Dimitar Arnaudov, PhD have visited our production facility. 

In support of their pioneering research at the Technical University of Sofia, UltraFlex Power Technologies has donated their UltraHeat SM5 system. In 2018, UltraFlex Power Technologies also initiated an internship program with the Technical University of Gabrovo which aims to establish a new generation of engineers whose innovative ideas will help define the next decade of research.

UltraFlex President and CEO, Mario Metodiev, stated, “As professionals and parents, we are very pleased to be able to support the educational efforts of young students. We are aware that research and innovation begin at the university level. We hope to inspire and encourage these young students to take the next step by turning their experience into a future career.”

General Manager, Spas Spasov of Ultraflex Europe added, “Planning for the future of engineering research is fundamental to the future of innovation. At UltraFlex Power Technologies we foster talent and invest in our people, ensuring that they reach their full potential. We look forward to working with talented students with the ultimate focus to continually drive innovation into the induction heating industry.”

The university representatives also commented, “that having the most innovative equipment is important to us. It enables us to perform tests in the university lab and provides our educators the opportunity to put theory into motion. We too are very excited about the internship program and believe that UltraFlex Power Technologies Europe is an excellent place to start a career.”

UltraFlex has a long tradition of supporting induction heating centers in technical universities worldwide.